October 9, 2002
Director of Media Relations

AMHERST, MASS. -The Amherst College Orchestra, Mark Lane Swanson, music director, will present its annual Family Weekend concert on Saturday, Oct. 26, at 9 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center at Amherst College. The program will include Giuseppe Verdi's Overture to the opera La Forza del Destino, Felix Mendelssohn's Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25, and the Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68 by Johannes Brahms. Amherst College junior Melody Ko will perform as soloist in the Mendelssohn.

Tickets are $5 for general admission and are available at the door the night of the concert; the concert is free to faculty, staff and students with an Amherst ID.